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Buses Magazine March 2024

The full issue in page-turning format

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TFL FARES HELD FOR 2024 BUT PENALTY FARE INCREASED

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced that fares set...

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A BLAST FROM THE PAST

Tony Wilson was intrigued by the cover of the Christmas edition...

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ANGLESEY TRANSPORT SHOWCASE

The island of Anglesey will be transformed from a backwater into...

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UNCERTAIN FUTURE FOR ALDRIDGE MUSEUM

The Aldridge Transport Museum in Walsall —formerly the Aston...

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IN FLEET NEWS THIS MONTH

A-B ODY TYPE AB Articulated single-deck bus AC Articulated...

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ARRIVA RETAINS LUTON AIRPORT CONTRACT

London Luton Airport has awarded a contract to Arriva the Shires...

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Edwards Coaches makes £32m fleet renewal

A fleet of 10 Van Hool Altano, worth almost half a million pounds...

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METROBUS ON A DORSET BEACH

Rather like old soldiers, it seems that old MCW Metrobuses seldom...

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RM70 RELOCATES TO SITE OF CHISWICK WORKS

Routemasters at the RM60 event in 2014 included RML2663, with...

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MEMORIES OF A COUNTY OF RICH CONTRASTS

Title: Hampshire Buses in the 1960s and Early 1970sAuthor: Philip...

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ROUTE 28 TO LOSE ELECTRIC BUSES FOR DIESELS

Route 28 (Wandsworth – Kensal Rise) will pass from London Transit...

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A VILLAGE FAR BETTER SERVED TODAY THAN 60 YEARS AGO

While many of today’s bus service frequencies —especially...

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Safeguard HITS ITS CENTURY

As one of the longest stretches of ownership by the same family...

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UNDER THE HAMMER

The East Lancs-bodied Bristol VRT was a relatively rare combination,...

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BIRKENHEAD & DISTRICT FLEETLINE REVISITS OLD HAUNTS

Owner John Cherry took his Birkenhead & District Leyland Fleetline,...

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SIGHTS AND SOUNDS THAT THE BEE IS BUZZING AWAY

DVDs Title: Greater Manchester Buses – City & Heritage...

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BIG BUS TO RETROFIT MORE BUSES AS EVS

Following an initial contract to repower 10 Ankai HFF6121 open-top...

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Stagecoach orders Volvo 9700 double-deckers

Stagecoach has become the first UK fleet customer for Volvo’s...

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WINTER WONDERLAND

In sub-zero temperatures, Hulley’s Optare Solo 6 (YJ09 OTH)...

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SAFEGUARD CENTENARY DAY IN GUILDFORD

The three free routes being operated on March 16. UMP 227, the...

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Fleet in Focus

Marshalls of Sutton-on-Trent Based: Head office and...

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DEMANDS FOR THE NEXT GOVERNMENT

Go-Ahead London Alexander Dennis Enviro400H MMC EH295 (YX18 KXH)...

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HISTORIC GARAGE SIGN SAVED

The Heritage of London Trust has secured funding to restore the...

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Rotala management buyout completes

Rotala has been delisted from the London Stock Exchange, with...

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ROUTEMASTER READ THE RIOT ACT

The Bus Business, based at Witney in Oxfordshire, has a fleet...

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GORDON MILLS, FIRSTGROUP ENGINEER AND ACE PRESERVATIONIST

OBITUARY Gordon MillsTwo of the FirstGroup Heritage...

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GOOD INTENTIONS AND FANTASTIC FORECASTS

Title: GG 50 Years Author: Alan Millar Publisher: Glasgow Vintage...

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INFRASTRUCTURE DELAYS SLOW DOWN ROLL OUT OF BATTERY-ELECTRICS

The entry into service of new battery-electric buses continues,...

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RAISE A GLASS TO THESE SEATS

Alan Reynolds combined his interests in good buses and good beer...